School Street, Netherthong, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 3EB
10 reasons to choose Netherthong Primary School
Netherthong Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Holmfirth and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Netherthong Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Netherthong Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 32 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Netherthong Primary School ranks in the top 34% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Netherthong Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Forest School to Year 2 and residential trips in Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Netherthong Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Netherthong Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and ukulele ensemble. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Netherthong Primary School
Huddersfield Grammar School (6.2 miles); Rishworth School (11.8 miles).
Holmfirth High School (0.9 miles); Moor End Academy (4.6 miles); Greenhead College (5.7 miles).